Trichophoma Magaña-Dueñas, Cano & Stchigel, gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 833525; Index Fungorum number: IF 833525; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11729

Etymology: From Greek τρίχες-, hairs, due to the abundant setae on the sporocarps.

Classification:Sporormiaceae, Pleosporales, Dothideo- mycetes.

Conidiomata pycnidial, solitary, subglobose to pyriform, ostio- late, covered by brown to dark brown, septate, nodose setae. Conidioma wall of textura angularis, composed of brown to dark brown, flattened polygonal cells. Conidiogenous cells phialidic, hyaline, smooth walled, ampulliform. Conidia 0 –1-septate, hyaline, guttulate, long cylindrical, with a narrowly flattened base and rounded at the end.

Type species: Trichophoma cylindrospora Magaña-Dueñas, Cano & Stchigel.